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Kenmore coldspot 106 freezer works intermittently

Fridge side seems fine, but can't trust the freezer. might be ok for couple days, then everything just thawed out. what can i start to look at to diagnose the problem and fix it myself.

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Did some of the answers help? If not, did you check the service manual which you got with the device? If it was not included, you can download one in a PDF document here: Kenmore Coldspot Model 106 Manual

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First clean the condensor coil the check if the fan working properly

Posted on Jan 20, 2013

  • joe filippi Jan 20, 2013

    cleaned the coils first, they weren't too bad and the fan is working.

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SOURCE: Refrigerator part wont get cold

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SOURCE: Sears Kenmore ColdSpot Frostfree Frosting up/Not working

You have a defrost problem. You need to determine which one of the parts is faulty. The defrost timer on that model should be behind the kick plate in the center front underneath. If you turn the little knob by hand you will hear a load click when it gets to the defrost point and the unit should shut off. Check in the bottom of the freezer to listen for water sizzleing or for water running down. If it is the timer is not advancing and needs replaced. If not you will have to take the back off the inside of the freezer to see if it is the heater or the defrost thermostat. Unhook power before taking panel off or replacing any parts.

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SOURCE: Dometic Americana Freezer/Fridge not cooling

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SOURCE: kenmore coldspot side by side refrigerator - freezer fine. other

Good to see you put your model number down correctly. Do the lights come on inside when you open door? I noticed your refrigerator has a control board inside the fresh food section behind the control panel I want you to unplug the refrigerator and examine that board for burn marks or loose solder connections on both Sides. Then let me know what you find. Thanks, Sea breeze My email is appliancepsrtsse@yahoo.com Web Site http://servicepartstec.blogspot.com/ Part Number for Control board is 8201528

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SOURCE: Kenmore Cold spot 106 Warm Fridge

I would replace the evaporator fan, this fan problem is hard to diagnose because the fan will spin but not fast enough to circulate the chilled air thru the freezer and the refrigerator. The minimum cost to repair/replace is around $300.00

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